The first car I ever drove was a 1978 Toyota Corolla, which came equipped with the most exquisite features a teenager could want: four tires, a steering wheel and an engine that started when you turned the key.
Composer Allen Deaton plays a burning baby grand piano while swinging on a 16-foot pendulum during the making of a music video for Deaton's song titled "Passion Flame" Wednesday, August 30, 2015 at Deaton's home in New Hill. Read more.
For a year, Allen Deaton collected the battered pianos nobody wanted, hauling off uprights gone hopelessly out of tune, dragging away warped antiques with broken legs, dumping them all in a corner of his property he calls “The Graveyard.”
Raleigh Police officer J.D. Boyd describes how he arrested Cory Sanders last year after Sanders swung a knife at the officer when he attempted to break up a fight. The men reconnected recently as Boyd learned that Sanders now has a job and a new baby on the way. Boyd posted a photo of the two together with his story, which has now gone viral on Facebook.
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